Historical Events Happened In August - 11
Sunday, 14 February 2016
1748 On August - 11 joseph Schuster, composer
1757 On this day in history jose Pradas Gallen, composer, dies at 67
1772 On August - 11 explosive eruption blows 4,000' off Papandayan Java, kills 3,000
1772 On this day in history the birth of Jean Victor Moreau, French general
1772 Rowland Hill, 1st Viscount/general on this day in history.
1778 On August - 11 friedrich Ludwig Jahn, founder of turnverein (gymnastics) movement
1780 Barbados hurricane begins on August - 11.
1786 On August - 11 captain Francis Light establishes the British colony of Penang in Malaysia
1794 On this day in history jakob Friedrich Kleinknecht, composer, dies at 72
1799 On August - 11 joachim de Barrande, French paleontologist/geologist
1804 Francis II assumes the title of first Emperor of Austria on August - 11.
1805 On August - 11 pieter J Elout van Soeterwoude, Dutch judge/member of parliament
1807 On this day in history david R Atchison, pres of USA on March 3rd 1849
1811 On this day in history judah P Benjamin, US lawyer/minister of Confederacy navy [or Aug 6]
1820 Janos Lavotta, composer, dies at 56 on August - 11.
1823 Charlotte Mary Yonge, England, writer (Heir of Redclyffe) on August - 11.
1824 New South Wales is constituted a Crown colony on August - 11.
1828 Edward Saloman, Gov (Union), died in 1909 on this day in history.
1832 Thomas Ogden Osbord, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers) on this day in history.
1833 Robert Green Ingersoll, NY, author/politician/agnostic (Att Gen-R-Ill) on August - 11.
1835 On this day in history george B Airy begins 46-year reign as England's Astronomer Royal
1836 On August - 11 cato M Guldberg, Norwegian mathematician
1837 Marie Francois Carnot, engineer/French pres (1887-94); assassinated on August - 11.
1844 Jernej Kopitar, filmologist/censor (Slavic Grammatica), dies at 63 on this day in history.
1852 On August - 11 nicolaas Plomp, Dutch architect (Strugle), dies at 70
1858 On August - 11 first ascent of the Eiger.
1858 On this day in history christian Eijkman, Neth, bacteriologist (avitaminos, Nobel 1929)
1860 Nation's first successful silver mill (Virginia City, Nev) on this day in history.
1860 Nation's 1st successful silver mill (Virginia City, Nev) on this day in history.
1860 On August - 11 alfred Coville, French historian (Lesson etats de Normandie)
1860 James Wilson, politician on August - 11.
1862 Carrie Jacobs Bond, Janesville Wisc, songwriter (I Love You Truly) on this day in history.
1863 French protectorate over Cambodia is established on August - 11.
1863 On August - 11 cambodia becomes French protectorate